Witty Quotes

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

Derek Bok

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Each problem that I solved became a rule which served afterwards to solve other problems.

Rene Descartes

Plurality is not to be posited without necessity.

William of Ockham

Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.

Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower

A woman may have a witty tongue or a stinging pen but she will never laugh at her own individual shortcomings.

Irvin S. Cobb

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.

Francis Bacon

Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Some men worship rank, some worship heroes, some worship power, some worship God, & over these ideals they dispute & cannot unite but they all worship money.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Your wit makes others witty.

Catherine II of Russia; Catherine the Great

Death, the only immortal who treats us all alike, whose pity and whose peace and whose refuge are for all the soiled and the pure, the rich and the poor, the loved and the unloved.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

The trade of critic, in literature, music, and the drama, is the most degraded of all trades.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

A single test which proves some piece of theory wrong is more valuable than a hundred tests showing that idea might be true.

William Clark

Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists principally of dealings with men.

Joseph Conrad

...Theres a romance to danger. Theres a romance to drinking, to drugs, to petty crime and to heartbreak and loneliness. All of those things can be used to make the STORY of our lives better.

Joey Comeau

Romance is all about making a story out of our love.

Joey Comeau

If you would be known, and not know, vegetate in a village; If you would know, and not be known, live in a city.

Charles Caleb Colton

I love my past. I love my present. I'm not ashamed of what I've had, and I'm not sad because I have it no longer.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

While skin and race are often synonymous, skin cleansing is good, race cleansing is bad.

Stephen Tyrone Colbert

The three most dangerous things in the world are a programmer with a soldering iron, a hardware type with a program patch and a user with an idea.

Rick Cook

No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going.

Oliver Cromwell

The praise of free men is worth having, for it is the only praise which is free from either servility or condescension.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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